SEU Business Ethics and Social Responsibility ( MGT 422 )



College of Administrative & Financial







Course Name

Business Ethics and

Social Responsibility


Course Code:


MGT 422

 Credit Hours 3 Credit Hours Contact Hours  3
Language Arabic   English
Track College Req. Dep. Req. Concentration
Level Level 8 Prerequisite None
 Course Description:

 This course focuses on the application and evaluation of scholarly articles, case studies, and real-life ethical dilemmas using an ethical decision-making model. Students will evaluate personal value systems; individual, leadership driven, organizational, and community ethical issues; and the social responsibilities of global organizations. The course will culminate in an in-depth analysis of a real-life ethical dilemma based on an authentic organization.

 Course Learning Outcomes:

 1.        Demonstrate a solid understanding of prominent theories of ethics and morality (Lo 1.1)

2.        Describe the role of social responsibility in the functional areas and strategic processes of business (Lo 1.2)


3.       Describe a comprehensive framework for analyzing and resolving ethical issues and dilemmas in an organization (Lo 1.6)

 4.       Develop an awareness and understanding of cultural and national differences related to ethics (Lo 1.8)

5.       Defend their rationale for decisions related to acceptable and unacceptable business conduct based on the business ethics principles (Lo 2.1)

6.       Ability to think objectively based on sound research techniques and critical thinking (Lo1.4)

7.       Demonstrate ability to work with others effectively as a team member in business ethics research projects or case studies (Lo 3.5)

8.       The capacity to write coherent project about a case study or an actual research about ethics (Lo 4.5)

 Course Major Topics:

 1.        Introducing straight talk about managing business ethics: where we’re going and why.

2.        Deciding what’s right: a prescriptive approach

3.        Deciding what’s right: a psychological approach

4.        Addressing individuals’ common ethical problems

5.        Ethics as organizational culture

6.        Managing ethics and legal compliance

7.        Managing for ethical conduct

8.        Ethical problems of managers

9.        Corporate social responsibility

10.     Ethical problems of organizations

11.    Managing for ethics and social responsibility in a global environment


 Learning Resources

 ·         Textbook

Trevino, L.K. & Nelson, K. A. (2011). Managing Business Ethics. (5th ed.) Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-0-470-34394-4.


 Course works (assignments, quizzes, projects, case studies, board discussion):             25%

Midterm exam                                                                                                                                25%

Final Exam                                                                                                                                      50%


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